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The domed space  
   

The domed space

This leads further to the prayer hall with wooden columns
Snoring orchestras, unending wind farms and a slice of Turkey

September 2nd 2013
After the tiring day in Dunhuang, I looked forward to the night in the train back to Urumqi. The soft sleeper with its clean sheets, its gentle sway just enough to let me drift into sleep and no noise whatsoever. I lay on my bunk, the Mogao caves flooding my mind with the mythical images floating in one after the other. I was basking in my thoughts, feeling every bit of the tiredness that sometime ... read more
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